Monthly Archive: January 2007

Windows Vista released worldwide today

Vista in various forms has been floating around for about a year now, but today is the day when it is released worldwide to consumers. Vista promises lots of enhancements and upgrades for customers but Microsoft better deliver well this time around after a up...

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Babel – I paid to watch 1/3 of a movie

Made a unplanned trip to the movies after a long stressful week at work and of the five films being shown I had alreay watched two, I was tempted to watch Dreamgirls again but decided reluctantly to check out Babel because I remember seeing something...

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Two words that describe me – Japanophile and Otaku

Anime, video games and technology are some of my main interests and that naturally led me to become interested in Japan because those interests are synonymous with the country. Other interests such as history, geography and literature has made me explore Japan futher and has...

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Offical name Land Walker, my name Gundam 1.0 ^o^

Japanese machinery and robotics manufacturer Sakakibara-Kikai has released the first genuine bi-pedal exoskeleton at a landmark event and one which is certain to attract a lot of attention for the company. Mechanatrons and BattleMechs have long been the subject of scifi books, comics and movies...

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Japanese Classes restart tomorow

Finally, after the long christmas break I am looking forward to being back at classes tomorow. Classes are now on Saturdays from 2pm – 4pm and I will be redoing most of what I failed last term, not ganna fail again though, I have an...

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Robot Menagerie – pictures on bbc.com

The “in pictures” section has once again been updated with something of interest to me so I decided to share. Japan is at the forefront of robotics research. Engineers in the country have created hundreds of robots for everything from entertainment to mine clearance. One...

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Summer 2007 must have tech item – Apple iPhone

I’ve always thought of myself as a “techie” and i think I am fairly knowledgeable of all the latest tech and gadgets that interest me. Todays all my tech related feeds are brimming with information about the bombshell that apple intents to drop on the...

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